Employment Statistics

Unemployment rates in the Oshkosh area have historically ranked lower than the national average. Both the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development and the U.S. Department of Labor reports statistics on the latest unemployment rates.

Oshkosh National Rankings & Honors
Local Area County Employment Stats May 2024
Local Area City Employment Stats May 2024
New Construction Data 2023 – All Wisconsin Communities

  • 2023 Oshkosh specific total new construction for commercial and Industrial: $57,392,800
  • 3rd in Northeast Wisconsin for 2023 and 2nd in Northeast Wisconsin through the past 5 years
  • $13,351,300 gain from 2022

Largest Employers*

Oshkosh Corporation Specialized trucks 6,900
Amcor Flexibles North America (all Oshkosh locations) Packaging tape/plastic film 3,969
Oshkosh Area School District Education 1,290
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Education 1,288
US Bank (all Oshkosh locations) Financial institution 1,144
Winnebago County Government 1,046
Aurora Medical Center & Aurora Medical Group Health care 1,036
4imprint Advertising specialties 819
Silver Star Brands Mail order distribution 650
Winnebago Mental Health Institute Health care 625
City of Oshkosh Government 569
Ascension Mercy Hospital Health care 539
Oshkosh Correctional Institution Corrections 502
Hoffmaster Group Paper specialties 440
Clarity Care Health care 420
Wal-Mart Super Center Department stores 318
Miravida Living Assisted living 275
Lapham-Hickey Steel Steel products 256
Muza Metal Products Metal fabrication 250
CESA 6 Education 200
Oshkosh Community YMCA Human service organization 200
UPS Transportation 200

*Employee counts listed are the number of full-time equivalent employees reported by each organization for the Oshkosh area.